Update: Missing Elora Gorge teen found

Elora Gorge

Police have found the body of a 15-year old boy from Wellington County who went missing while tubing in the Elora Gorge Wednesday night.

Police say Bryce Hogg’s body was located in the Grand River Sunday morning between the 8th line of Pilkinton and Weisenberg Road in Wellington.

Hogg was one of three teens tubing when they flipped. The other two made it to shore.

The cause of death is being investigated


  1. Todd Nisbet

    July 15, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    This is a terrible loss, and my sincere condolences go out to his family, the other boys who he was with, and the community of Elora. Accidents happen and yes, boys will be boys, but the community needs to know how this tragedy could have been avoided. Help me explain this to my kids who safely tube down the Grand River yearly. Was Bryce wearing a lifejacket and helmet?

    • Jgall

      July 17, 2013 at 9:43 am

      It doens’t matter whether or not this young man was wearing a helmet or life jacket. He lost his life. Why do people always try to blame the victim or try to find reason as to why a tragedy happened. People need to be more curteous before they put their two cents online.

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